The Idea of Idolatry and the Emergence of Islam: From Polemic to History

The Idea of Idolatry and the Emergence of Islam: From Polemic to History

by G. R. Hawting
     
 

This study seeks to explain the emergence of Islam in seventh-century Arabia.See more details below

Overview

This study seeks to explain the emergence of Islam in seventh-century Arabia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521651653
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization Series
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)
Lexile:
1760L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Note on transliteration and dates; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Religion in the jãhiliyya: theories and evidence; 2. Idols and idolatry in the Koran; 3. Shirk and idolatry in monotheist polemic; 4. The tradition; 5. Names, tribes and places; 6. The daughters of God; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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